Book, Ribbons of Grace; Maxine Alterio; 2007; 978 0 14 3006442; CR2019.103

Name/Title

Book, Ribbons of Grace

Maker

Maxine Alterio

Maker Role

Author

About this object

A 269 page fiction book telling the story of a young Chinese woman seeking riches who disguises herself as a male miner and comes to the goldfields in Arrowtown.This is also a story of a secret love affair between this woman and a stonemason.Their love develops amidst suspicion, fear and hostility,ending in an act of violence that shatters the lives of those involved.The author has incorporated the historical history of the town of Arrowtown into this book and has given several original settlers and sojourners cameo roles.

Medium and Materials

Cardboard
Paper

Measurements

H 230mm x L 230mm x W 155mm

Date Made

2007

Publisher

Penguin Group (NZ)

Publication Date

2007

Publication Place

New Zealand, Auckland

Subject and Association Keywords

Printing & published material

Subject and Association Keywords

Fiction

Subject and Association Keywords

Chinese associations

Subject and Association Keywords

Goldmining

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold

Collection

From the donation of the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book, fiction

ISBN/ISSN

978 0 14 3006442

Object number

CR2019.103

Spine Label

Ribbons of Grace
Maxine Alterio

Copyright Licence  

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